Misha Wins Olympic Quota Spot

Anna Robertsone-News

Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov won the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics Oceania Championships on the Gold Coast on Friday 21 May. Misha took on the Australians single-handedly at their national championships which also served as the Oceania championships and the decider for the continental spot at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Misha is no stranger to Olympic qualification as he was selected … Read More

Member invitation to FIG e-conference

Anna Robertsone-News

Dear Members, Following the latest FIG press release, we would like to officially invite you to the FIG e-conference aimed at ‘Finding solutions for a respectful culture and safe training environment in Gymnastics’. This e-conference has been designed as an interactive forum where gymnasts, coaches, technical experts, and administrators can express their views based on their daily or first-hand experiences. … Read More

Ken Bow – Meritorious Award 2020

Anna Robertsone-News

At the 2019 Annual General Meeting held 18 July 2020, Ken Bow was the recipient of a Meritorious Award. Please read below for the full citation from the Gymnastics NZ Honours Committee: Ken is a member of the Gymnastics NZ Menʼs Technical/SDC Committee. His current position is Menʼs Judging Advisor. He is also a Life Member of Mid Island Gymsports, … Read More

Howard Hill – Life Membership 2020

Anna Robertsone-News

At the 2019 Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 18 July 2020, the Gymnastics NZ Honours Committee had the pleasure of awarding Howard Hill Life Membership. Please find below the Honours Committee citation: In 1999 Howard Hill was awarded a Meritorious Award in recognition of hisservice in relation to 25 years of WAG service via Coaching, Membership of the WAG … Read More

Covid-19 Updates – 2020

Anna RobertsonCovid-19, e-News

Please see below for event updates in light of the evolving Covid-19 environment. Wednesday 12 August: The Prime Minister and Director General of Health last night announced that there are four new cases of Covid-19 in NZ, confirming community transmission. These cases are all in South Auckland and as a result Auckland is moving to Alert Level 3, and the … Read More

Two Ollerup Scholarships Awarded

Anna Robertsone-News

We are really pleased to announce that not one, but two, coaches have been awarded an Ollerup Scholarship to commence in January 2020. Tara Fitzgerald from Waikanae Gymnastics Club is off to Olleryp to study Rhythmic Gymnastics with the aim to gain an in-depth knowledge in choreography and musicality, which she can also bring back to TeamGym. Tara is a … Read More

GymSchool 2019

Anna Robertsone-News

While lots of people were sunning themselves at the beach during the weekend of January 12-13, a large group of dedicated coaches and athletes took part in GymSchool. GymSchool is a coach development weekend which included a multitude of practical coaching courses and workshops aimed at intermediate and higher-level coaches across all competitive gymnastic sports. A range of wonderful sport … Read More

Dylan’s back and the Girls medal

Anna Robertsone-News

Eleven months after having knee surgery, Rio Olympian Dylan Schmidt (Icon Trampoline) returns to the trampoline world stage at the World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he finished 5th. Two months later at the World Cup in Minsk, Belarus, he bettered that by one with a 4th place finish. A mere 0.225 off podium and only 0.81 from gold. A … Read More

Judges awarded PM Scholarships

Anna Robertsone-News

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) each year, award Prime Minister’s Scholarships to officials to help with their professional development. This year, five of our international brevet judges are recipients of the Scholarships: • Gareth Brettell – Men’s Artistic Gymnastics• Ken Bow – Men’s Artistic Gymnastics• Michelle Woolf – Women’s Artistic Gymnastics• Janine Glover – Trampoline• Lance Henry – Trampoline … Read More

FIG Level 2 Academy

Anna Robertsone-News

From 9 – 16 January, 19 Men’s and Women’s Artistic coaches attended the FIG Level 2 Academy which we hosted in Auckland. A FIG Academy is a week-long coaching course which includes comprehensive theory and practical lectures across all apparatus. The week also finished with theory and practical exams. For coaches in New Zealand, the course also served as the … Read More